Nov 3, 2013 8:00am PST
apologize. >> outrage over obama care. >> the only spy. for valid foreign intelligence. >> a spying circus. the president's lowest poll numbers yet. is obama's second term slipping away? has he lost control? what will it take to get it back? this morning the only show where the white house responds. tough questions for the president's top strategist. >>> plus, republican senator rand paul in a "this week" exclusive. >>> and the analyst who nailed it in 2012, reads this year's tea leaves. nate silver makes his "this week" debut on our powerhouse roundtable. and rob lowe. this sunday morning. >>> hello again. one year ago this week, president obama was coasting toward re-election, now he's coming off one of the toughest weeks of his second term. let's start out with our chief white house correspondent jon karl. with more on that. you have the obama care, nsa spying controversial and now this new book "double down" shows that winning campaigns aren't pretty on the inside. >> that's right, george. apparently some of the president's top aides leaked so much information to authors of this book.
Nov 24, 2013 8:00am PST
washington, d.c., a virus of hypocrisy. harry reid was against it before he was for it. president obama was against it before he was for it. in the end, what's happening is what happened in the country at large. i was looking at the data, 80 senators from 25 years ago were from swing states. the problem in washington, d.c., you can't have the same rules today as you did before. you can't have the same rules in chess as you have in mixed martial arts. that's the situation we're in. >> it's reflecting the situation that we in the country. bill kristol, i wonder if it's going to intensify the polarization we have already seen and essentially start to move us toward parliamentary government. when a party is in charge, they're going to get their way. >> i think so. i think we're being too nice here. harry reid agreed with mitch mcconnell that this would not happen in this session. so, he's simply breaking his word because republicans were not confirming every judge as quickly as the administration liked. and were holding up some branch appointees. >> a lot of them. >> 168 filibusters. in the his
Nov 17, 2013 8:00am PST
on me. >> president obama reeling over the disastrous start to his signature achievement. can obama care be fixed? can his presidency recover? or is this obama's political katrina? this morning, our special coverage, a presidency in crisis. including a key senator who may have her own eyes on the white house, new york's kirsten gillibrand. >>> and -- 50 years later, remembering jfk. all that and the powerhouse roundtable, right here, this sunday morning. >>> hello, again. i'm martha raddatz. great to have you with us. if second terms are about building a legacy this was an incredibly tough week for president obama, who this morning is still facing withering attacks on his signature legislative achievement health care reform. and more troubling for the white house, democrats are joining in. we have full coverage of the president's very rough week, let's begin at the white house where jonathan karl has the very latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: president obama has staked his legacy on the affordable care act, but now the flawed rollout threatens to undermine the foundation of hi
Nov 10, 2013 8:00am PST
under obama care. >> i do what's best for the people in the state of new jersey every day. and expanding medicaid in the state of new jersey, is a relatively small expansion. it will mean a lot. here's what makes me different than a lot of these other guys, i'm going to do what i think is right for the people who elected me, and a lot of these other folks are always trying to put their figure in the wind and see which way the wind is blowing that day. my job is to run the state of new jersey, and that's what i do every day, and the fact is, george, when you do that, people across the spectrum give you credit. and that's what those election results, 61% on tuesday, show. >> it was a sweeping win. >>> you're also in the news this week because of this book "double down" about the 2012 campaign. extensive section on the romney vice presidential search process, they leaked your file. never seen that happen before. this passage who supervised your background check. a guy named ted newton. he says this -- there are people now, surveying the sum and substance of what the team was findi